Dr. David Danks
L.L. Thurstone Professor of Philosophy & Psychology
Carnegie Mellon University
David Danks is L.L. Thurstone Professor of Philosophy & Psychology, and Head of the Department of Philosophy, at Carnegie Mellon University. He is also the Chief Ethicist of CMU’s Block Center for Technology & Society; and co-director of CMU’s Center for Informed Democracy and Social Cybersecurity (IDeaS). His research interests are at the intersection of philosophy, cognitive science, and machine learning, particularly the ethical, psychological, and policy issues around AI and robotics in transportation, healthcare, privacy, and security. Danks is the recipient of a James S. McDonnell Foundation Scholar Award, as well as an Andrew Carnegie Fellowship.